US Announces Sanctions, Charges Against Iranian IRGC alongside Iraq-Syria Strikes


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The United States announced new sanctions and charges Friday aimed at the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, as Washington retaliated for a strike killing three Americans in Jordan that was blamed on Iran-backed militias. They were part of a number of measures taken by Washington, apparently timed to coincide with deadly US strikes on pro-Iran fighters the Pentagon said hit more than 85 targets in Iraq and Syria. At least 18 pro-Iran fighters were killed in the strikes so far in eastern Syria, a war monitor said. The US Treasury Department said it was imposing sanctions on six officials in the cyber-electronic...